|Labun Residents Emigration Ports, 1899-1935.
large slice for
Antwerp on the right side.
port cities of Rotterdam
or Hamburg for departure. Initally the Lubiners started using
Antwerp in about 1906. After WWI, Antwerp clearly monopolized the
emigrant traffic with Danzig and Bremen far behind.
|Labun Emigrants who left for the United
States between 1899 and 1935. Data derived from manifests
for the ports of New York, Boston, Baltimore and Philadelphia.
migration from Labun to the United States that we have been able to
far, occured in 1899. [Our difficulty in confirming Labun origins
for these early passengers is due to the fact that
manifests from this early period did not require the same level of
information that post-1906 ones did.] There was a steady trickle
some growth in numbers peaking
in 1910 and 1914. During World War I and the Russian Revolution
with some ferosity in 1921 when 69 individuals left Labun
for the United States. The Immigration Act, passed by the US
Congress and signed into law in 1924, effectively
ended mass migrations. Ellis Island changed from an immigrant
processing center to one for detention and deportation.